The success of global capital cities increasingly resides in their abilities to meet economic and social demands through initiatives that intensify residential, commercial, and recreational land use.
"Densify: Microhousing and Other Trends in Increased Urban Density" looks at examples of this phenomenon including proposals for Manhattan's Midtown East, microhousing in New York City, and the recent development of mixed-use towers in the heart of London.
Definitions of density in this global dialogue are expanded beyond population intensity, numbers of dwellings, and the relative amount of built area to include people flow, urban porosity, and skyline aesthetics.
Densify: Microhousing and Other Trends in Increased Urban Density
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